Feature and Follow Friday #6

Feature and Follow is a weekly book meme hosted by two blogs, Parajunkee’s view and Alison can read. I found more about it here.

Q: Activity: Favourite Literary Quote?


Harry Potter

“Don’t worry, you’re just as sane as I am.”

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”


“The ones that love us never really leave us. You can always find them…in here.”
“Always the tone of surprise…”
“Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and above all, those who live without love.”
“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
Neil Gaiman
“What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore it knows it’s not fooling a soul.”
“She says nothing at all, but simply stares upward into the dark sky and watches, with sad eyes, the slow dance of the infinite stars.”
The Night Circus
“Only the ship is made of books, its sails thousands of overlapping pages, and the sea it floats upon is dark black ink.”
“Old stories have a habit of being told and retold and changed.  Each subsequent storyteller puts his or her mark upon it.  Whatever truth the story once had is buried in bias and embellishment.  The reasons do not matter as much as the story itself.”
Cat Valente
“She sounds like someone who spends a lot of time in libraries, which are the best sorts of people.”
“Stories have a way of changing faces. They are unruly things, undisciplined, given to delinquency and the throwing of erasers. This is why we must close them up into thick, solid books, so they cannot get out and cause trouble.”
“Readers will always insist on adventures, and though you can have grief without adventures, you cannot have adventures without grief.”
William Shakespeare
“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind”
What’s your favourite literary quote?

12 thoughts on “Feature and Follow Friday #6

  1. ooh, “Always” is a good one. I use that all the time when people ask me if I still read/like HP. Uh.. duh! New follower via Twitter 🙂

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